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Montezuma man injured in hunting accident


A Montezuma man was shot Tuesday afternoon while hunting in Poweshiek County.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says that Dalton Hicks, 20, was shot in the throat at around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Kevin Baskins, Communications Bureau Chief, says Hicks was hunting with six others when another hunter took a shot at a running deer, hitting Hicks in the throat.  The group was hunting south of Montezuma.

Hicks was airlifted to University Hospitals in Iowa City.

The DNR is investigating the incident. 

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